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A daily photo south of Scottburgh gives an indication of what the points might be doing on the South Coast. The photo guy waits for a wave to break for best view of ambient swell.



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Russ
+1 #962 wed thur friRuss 2018-08-15 06:50
A slight drop in swell this morning but still a healthy wave period
3ft at 16secs
An onshore was due however looks like it has fizzled out already
Wind swings light southerly later.
A bit deep early but could improve as it drains

High – 06h10 / 18h30
Low – 12h15

Light southerly early for Thursday
3-4ft at 16secs
Worth an early morning sniff before the onshore gets into it later in the morning

High – 06h45 / 19h10
Low – 12h50

50/50 call for an early one Friday
All depends what time the southerly busts a premature nut
And it’s a big nut as well
Its carrots after that

High – 07h20
Low – 13h30


Have a good o ne
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
+1 #961 mon tues wedRuss 2018-08-13 06:35
Conditions this morning are epic.
If have not already started to get on it then I suggest you do
We have a pop of an early southerly moving up the coast so the race is on
4-5ft at 16secs and lined up
It’s a one day southerly and may just swing right past

Low – 11h00
High – 05h00 / 17h15


Early WSW for Tuesday and could be on once again
Slight drop in swell and wave period but its still worth a sniff
Light to moderate southerly for the rest of the day

Low – 11h40
High – 05h30 / 17h55

It’s a 50/50 cal for anything on Wednesday as an early onshore is due
If we get a land breeze then a dawnie is on for sure
We will have to see on the day

Low – 12h15
High – 06h05 / 18h30

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
+1 #960 fri sat sunRuss 2018-08-10 07:00
Conditions yesterdays were epic but the waves not so much
Slow sluggish and a bit disconnected but improved slightly as the tide turned
Plenty dolphins all around us which makes it all worth while

There are some seriously good stacks out there this morning. It’s a bit bigger and looks far more lined up
But its bloody freezing.
Climb in the suit at home then head on down
I’m sure there are going to be a few worthwhile sets to jump on
Looks like waves for most of the day as the southerly is only due to pop much much later

We move into springs

Low – 09h00
High- 15h15

Southerly is due to grind away early on Saturday but fades towards the arvo
Some decent swell due with it. It’s a one day southerly and swell which may just run right past
Looks like Dirt Bin may have to be the call

Low – 09h45
High – 16h00

Cross offshore winds due Sunday
Swell starts to drop
May be a bit unsettled early
Light southerly later in the morning swinging light SE
Take a look around mid morning

Low – 10h25
High –04h15 / 16h40

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean

Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #959 wed thur friRuss 2018-08-08 06:50
Wed
Conditions – sideway and busted up
Swell – 3-4ft
Winds – southerly due to stretch her legs again today
Take a look at the more protected spots for a session

Low – 09h20
High – 13h35

Thursday
Conditions – Epic
Swell – 4ft at 13secs
Winds – offshore all day (figure that one out)
Waves all day everywhere

Low – 08h15
High – 14h30

Friday
Conditions – cranking early
Swell – 6ft at 12secs
Winds – offshore early swinging to another buster southerly around mid morning
Get onto the dawnie

Low – 09h00
High – 15h15

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #958 mon tues wedRuss 2018-08-06 07:16
And just like that it looks like it’s all she wrote for the winter of 2018
Offshores seem to have fizzled out and it looks like the one and only season that is always on time is the most consistent of seasons that we as surfers all despise and that the windy season

We still have some decent swell around but maybe too much southerly in it for some spots
Worth a look though if you have the time on your hands
Other than not much as another onshore looms later

We move out of neaps this week

Low – 04h45 / 16h55
High – 10h40

The offshore is really going to have to get into it early on Tuesday if there is any hope of a session
Waves if it does. Squat if it doesn’t. it’s as simple as that
The southerly takes a deep breath and lets it all go around mid morning so grab whets on offer early

Low – 06h05 / 18h30
High – 12h20

Some swell due with the southerly but she grinds away all Wednesday.
Best take a look at the more protected spots

Low – 07h20
High – 13h35

Thursday is looking like the call this week

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #957 fri sat sunRuss 2018-08-03 06:49
Too much cloud cover therefore not enough offshore to clean up the southerly buckle
An early full high isn’t helping matters either
It’s a nice 4-5ft at 13secs with a light southerly for most of the morning
Take a look around mid morning for something
Moderate onshore due later

High – 07h10
Low – 13h15

Looks like a it’s a local scratch for Saturday
Early onshore for most of the morning before it drops off in the arvo making way for a southerly moving up the coast due later arvo

Bang on neaps
High – 07h55
Low – 14h05

Take a look at the more protected spots on Sunday
Southerly drops off in the morning before turning up a notch in the arvo

High – 09h00
Low – 15h15

The dawnie for Monday is looking good right now


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #956 wed thur friRuss 2018-08-01 06:57
We must have had a nice little land breeze last as the conditions are more settled than I thought
However not much on offer
Its sideways, small and very deep
The southerly is due to pop soon and cranks it up as the day moves forward
No good news for any surf anywhere

High – 05h55 / 18h25
Low – 12h10

Southerly continues all through Thursday
Slight bump in swell size
Take a look at the more protected spots as the tide turns

High – 06h30 / 19h00
Low – 12h40

We live in hope for something on Friday
Nice offshore to clean up conditions
4ft at 13 secs
No rush
Have a cuppa coffee, tickle the missus or whatever you may be into then take a look
Let the tide turn
Light southerly later in the morning swinging moderate SE later
It’s the call for the week

High – 07h10 /
Low – 13h15



Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #955 mon tue wedRuss 2018-07-30 07:06
The southerly popped a nearly one last night
Nothing on offer this morning with an early high tide
Southerly is due to moderate as the day moves forward
Try the more protected spots as the tide moves out

High – 05h00 / 17h25
Low – 11h10

Early land breeze should clean the southerly wobble
Small and high early
Nothing on offer. Maybe as it drains but it’s a race between wind and tide as a nasty NE looms for the day

High – 05h30 / 17h50
Low – 11h40

Not enough offshore to clean up the onshore bounce on wednesday
Short lived as another southerly busts through early
Try the more protected spots as the tide change and wind settles in

High – 06h00 / 18h25
Low – 12h10

Southerly continues through Thursday
NE back on Friday


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #954 wed thur friRuss 2018-07-25 06:51
Its small and still a bit easterly in swell angle but its clean and ironing itself out nicely
A few decent waves locally and I am sure other spots are starting to warnm up their engines once again
Light offshore early swinging to a light onshore later
So waves all day

Low – 08h35
High – 14h45

We get a brisky offshore on Thursday which is really going to connect the swell and tweak the swell angle
Its small but probably the better day of the week so far
Light southerly swings in around the latter part of the morning before swinging to a light onshore later
So waves all morning and that’s all you need

Low – 09h10
High – 15h20

Looks like we are going to get lucky again on Friday as the southerly moves its way into saturday
Early cross offshore clean matters up, a bit of a chub in swell to around 3-4ft
Light variable winds all day. So it looks like waves once again

Bang on springs
Low – 09h40
High – 15h50

Southerly due to bust early Saturday


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #953 MON TUESD WEDRuss 2018-07-23 06:49
I’m back after a very very chilly weekend away
Minus 4 max 7. You can have that cold weather. Its for the penguins

Conditions are looking pretty smart this week
Let us start with today

Its peaky and very selective this morning
Not too much on the go.
It looks the last of the NE pain in the arse today
Best bet would be to do as much as you can today and space yourself up for the rest of the week ahead

Low – 07h05
High – 13h15

A nice brisky offshore to clean up the onshore wobble
3-4ft but the wave period is a bit soft at around 8secs
Still waves though with a light onshore due later

Low – 07h55
High – 14h05

The same pattern for Wednesday except the swell may drop ever so slightly

Low – 08h5
High – 14h45

Thursday is small but fun all day



Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #952 fri sat sunRuss 2018-07-20 06:52
As expected after yesterdays onshore
Peaky and selective with the odd one here and there but not very lukka
No break from NE just yet either as it pastes us once again today

High – 09h05
Low – 15h15

It’s a repeat again on saturday

High – 10h30
Low – 04h20 / 16h40

A bit of an offshore on Sunday which will hopefully clean things up
Still peaky but probably more manageable
Grab what you can AM as the NE forks us again in the arvo

High – 12h05
Low – 05h50 / 18h10

Full east again on Monday. She takes a break from beating us with a stick on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Next southerly due thursday

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers

I am away ove rthe weekend in mountains so I do apologise that there will be no footage for sat and sun
 
 
Russ
0 #951 wed thur friRuss 2018-07-18 06:33
Two days of milking some really fun surf. The old body is feeling it today
No good news for the rest of the week as the ugly onshore is here to visit for the next three days
Kiters are waking up with a chubby as they know its on for them

Its not as bad as I thought it would be after yesterdays onshore. Its slightly peaky but clean
Could be a few swinging in but its race between wind and tide today as another fresh devil wind looms

High – 07h15
Low – 13h30

It’s the same pattern for Thursday
Don’t expect too much

Bang on neaps
High – 08h05
Low – 14h15

And it’s a repeat once again for friday

High – 09h05
Low – 15h20

So is this all she wrote for the winter season episodes of 2018?
I think not. This is a just a pause as the athletes in this season take a short production break to recover and get ready for the next episode which should start again next week.
Watch this space for all the highlights of what is to come.


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #950 mon tues wedRuss 2018-07-16 06:15
Nice crispy offshore which as cleaned up the southerly wobble
4-5ft at 12secs to there could be a few waves here and there
Hopefully not too much southerly angle in it
Grab what you can before a moderate east bites into it this arvo

Early morning high tides as we move into neaps this week

High – 05h50 / 18h20
Low – 12h00

The east may have been a good thing on Monday. Adjust and bend the swell angle in slightly
Off will clean things up
Slight drop in swell but still very much worthy the dawnie
Grab what you can before the devil wind peppers us around mid to late morning

High – 06h30 / 19h00
Low – 12h45

No good news for Wednesday
We have a cross offshore but not enough to clean up the onshore buckle
NE due to swing in early as well

High – 07h15
Low – 13h30

Unfortunately no good news for Thursday and Friday as the onshore hangs around for the res of the week


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
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